Explosions

July 06, 2017 - 10:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Passengers aboard an American Airlines flight that suffered an engine failure and fire last year climbed over seats and pressured flight attendants to evacuate the plane as the second engine continued to run, according to National Transportation Safety Board documents released...
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July 06, 2017 - 9:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Passengers aboard an American Airlines 767 that suffered an engine failure and fire last year climbed over seats and pressured flight attendants to evacuate the plane as the second engine continued to run. The National Transportation Safety Board released its findings Thursday into...
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July 06, 2017 - 7:15 am
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused an explosion that sent a plume of potentially dangerous smoke into the air at a Florida Air Force Base. No injuries were reported after the explosion Wednesday morning at the McKinley Climatic Lab, but several...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:56 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian TV says an explosion has gone off in the central city of Hama, killing at least three people. The state-run TV says Thursday's midday explosion went off in a bus station in the city, which is controlled by President Bashar Assad's forces. It said the "terrorist blast...
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Bangladeshi firefighters and rescuers stand on the debris after a Monday evening boiler explosion at a garment factory owned by export-oriented Multifabs Ltd. at Kashimpur area in Gazipur district, outside capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
July 04, 2017 - 9:28 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A boiler explosion at a garment factory in Bangladesh owned by export-oriented Multifabs Ltd. has killed 10 people and injured 50, officials said Tuesday. Local police chief Aminul Islam said the explosion occurred Monday evening at Kashimpur in Gazipur district, outside...
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An explosion occurred at new Richmond Hall on the Murray State University campus Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Murray, Ky. Officials say a blast at an unused Kentucky dormitory has caused extensive damage, with one employee hospitalized with injuries. Calloway County Emergency Management Director Bill Call told media outlets that the explosion at Murray State University was believed to have been caused by a natural gas leak. (Edward Marlowe/The Paducah Sun via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 10:13 pm
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a blast at an unused Kentucky dormitory has caused extensive damage, with one employee hospitalized with injuries. Calloway County Emergency Management Director Bill Call told media outlets that the explosion at Murray State University was believed to have been...
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Pakistan army soldiers stands guard while rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than one hundred people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AP Photo/Iram Asim)
June 26, 2017 - 12:49 am
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror...
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Pakistan army soldiers stands guard while rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than one hundred people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AP Photo/Iram Asim)
June 25, 2017 - 7:03 pm
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror...
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Pakistani rescue worker and hospital staff transport a victim of an oil tanker explosion at a hospital in Multan, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing scores of people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AP Photo/Adeel Khan)
June 25, 2017 - 11:58 am
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror...
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A house that escaped a recent forest fire stands out against the burnt ground in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed more than 60 people in the central region of the country. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 20, 2017 - 1:58 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the fatal wildfires in Portugal (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A reporter for a Portuguese public broadcaster says he heard a loud explosion in hills about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the region where firefighters are battling a fatal wildfire and a water-...
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